Dermatology

Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases. Dermatologists take care of diseases and cancers of the skin, scalp, hair, and nails.
What is Dermatology?

Dermatology involves the study, research, diagnosis, and management of any health conditions that may affect the skin, fat hair, nails, and membranes. A dermatologist is the health professional who specializes in this area of healthcare.

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Women physicians drive unfunded studies on pay disparity

Women physicians drive unfunded studies on pay disparity

Lipid aids healing of scratches on the cornea

Lipid aids healing of scratches on the cornea

Changes in surface sugarlike molecules help cancer cells to spread

Changes in surface sugarlike molecules help cancer cells to spread

Old human cells regain youthful strength after rejuvenating protein treatment, study finds

Old human cells regain youthful strength after rejuvenating protein treatment, study finds

A review of the literature on acute promyelocytic leukemia

A review of the literature on acute promyelocytic leukemia

Study reveals major changes that occur in mammalian skin cells during wound healing

Study reveals major changes that occur in mammalian skin cells during wound healing

Clinicians urged to reconsider controversial acne treatment

Clinicians urged to reconsider controversial acne treatment

Cream infused with microscopic STAR particles could facilitate better treatment of skin diseases

Cream infused with microscopic STAR particles could facilitate better treatment of skin diseases

Study: Bereaved individuals face higher risk of dying from melanoma

Study: Bereaved individuals face higher risk of dying from melanoma

Two common Staph bacteria living on human skin exacerbate Netherton syndrome

Two common Staph bacteria living on human skin exacerbate Netherton syndrome

Researchers detect a novel cause of acquired lipodystrophy

Researchers detect a novel cause of acquired lipodystrophy

Study finds significant increase in skin allergy to 'bee glue'

Study finds significant increase in skin allergy to 'bee glue'

UC Santa Cruz leads collaborative project to develop novel technology for improving wound healing

UC Santa Cruz leads collaborative project to develop novel technology for improving wound healing

New UChicago Medicine River East facility to offer high-quality outpatient care

New UChicago Medicine River East facility to offer high-quality outpatient care

Cancer risk in psoriatic patients

Cancer risk in psoriatic patients

Sexual orientation affects skin cancer risk in the USA

Sexual orientation affects skin cancer risk in the USA

Skin cancer rates found to be higher among gay and bisexual men

Skin cancer rates found to be higher among gay and bisexual men

Skin cancer-detecting apps could be missing diagnoses finds study

Skin cancer-detecting apps could be missing diagnoses finds study

Tips to care for your skin during menopause

Tips to care for your skin during menopause

Western diet rich in fat and sugar may lead to inflammatory skin diseases

Western diet rich in fat and sugar may lead to inflammatory skin diseases